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Addams comments on the minimum wage for women while in New York, arguing that women workers in Chicago should earn between $8-10 per day.
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Short quote from Addams' speech in Milwaukee on child labor argues that industry wears out children in a heartless way.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, 1907-8, Addams describes the difficulty immigrant women face as they try to assimilate into American life.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, Addams speaks about the difficulty of assimilation into American life for immigrant women.
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At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities…
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Addams' speech to the first National Arbitration and Peace Congress of America, given in New York at an evening session at Carnegie Hall. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only means to display patriotism, suggesting…
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Prosser asks Addams for advice in selecting a woman to work for the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education.
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Addams and a number of other leaders petition President Taft to open a commision to study the conditions of labor, its relation to the government, the cost of strikes, and trade unions.
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Addams discusses public reaction against trade-unions, strikes, and their activities.
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Letter welcoming people to join the American Association for Labor Legislation for a small fee.
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Gompers thanks Addams for sending him a copy of her address at a meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education in Chicago.
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Salisbury praises Addams' new book and shares some of her own experiences working in a candy factory.